St. Euphemia's Day - City day

16th Sept. 2023

On the 16th September Rovinj is celebrating the birthday of St. Euphemia, a Chalcedon martyr whose body, according to the legend, floated to the Baluota beach in a marble sarcophagus on 13th July 800. In the past, the 16th Sept. was celebrated by the faithful from all around Istria, gathering on St. Euphemia’s birthday in the city of Rovinj.

Today, besides its religious character, it became also the feast of the city, with many sports, culinary, musical and artistic side events during September, accompanying the main events on the square of M. Tito.